Living in Dixon, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Dixon SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Dixon, IL Crime Report

254
Total Crimes
1,678.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.63%
Below National Average

Dixon, IL Cost Of Living

84
Dixon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Dixon, Illinois Info Snack

Dixon is a city and county seat of Lee County, Illinois, United States. The population was 15,733 as of the 2010 census, down from 15,941 in 2000. The city is named after founder John Dixon, who operated a rope ferry service across Rock River, which runs through the city. The Illinois General Assembly designated Dixon as "Petunia Capital of Illinois" in 1999 and "The Catfish Capital of Illinois" in 2009.
Population
15,496
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$86,800
Median Income
$48,034
Median Rent
$650

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Rankings for Dixon in Illinois

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Map Of Dixon, IL

Population over time in Dixon

Year Population % Change
2017 15,496 1.6%
2016 15,257 3.1%
2015 14,802 -2.6%
2014 15,196 1.6%
2013 14,963 -0.0%
2012 14,964 -2.4%
2011 15,332 -1.1%
2010 15,509 0.4%
2009 15,440 -
Crime/100k Dixon IL USA
Violent Crime 211.5 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 0.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 59.5 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1467.4 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 145.4 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1295.5 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 26.4 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Dixon

White
78.6% (12,174)
African American
10.1% (1,559)
American Indian
0.1% (9)
Asian
0.7% (103)
Hawaiian
0.3% (47)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
1.6% (254)
Hispanic
8.6% (1,333)
Race Dixon IL USA
White 78.6% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 10.1% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.6% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Dixon, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.1% (125,323)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (73,816)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (181,236)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (195,834)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (217,869)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.2% (327,768)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (209,606)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (140,196)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (53,985)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (23,962)
Income Dixon IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.2% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Dixon

Female
44.3% (6,863)
Male
55.7% (8,633)
Gender Dixon IL USA
Female 44.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 55.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dixon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (619)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,014)
High School / GED
29.0% (4,493)
Some College
28.0% (4,338)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,704)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,394)
Master's Degree
5.0% (774)
Professional Degree
1.0% (154)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Dixon IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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